Here are a few tips that you can use to check if you are paying for your money's worth when buying your black onyx rings, earrings, necklace, etc.
Is It Genuine? We always check whether or not the jewelry is genuine.
Who want to be duped to buying fake onyx jewelry? The jewelry business involves huge amount of serious money and the lure of it is very tempting for con artists.
Buyers should be very mindful who they are buying from.
You have to go to a jeweler who is trusted and possesses a good reputation.
They wouldn't tarnish a long standing name just to make a few bucks.
If your black onyx rings are set in gold, you should look out for its karatage mark and look if the company trademark is engraved next to it.
This is an easy clue to check since anyone who would stamp their symbol on anything usually vows to the authenticity of it.
Just think of it as the jeweler's signature on your black onyx jewelry.
Do not be fooled with inexpensive jewelry.
These are usually lightweight to make it bigger.
It deceives your eyes into getting the wow factor because of its sheer size.
However, this is just a general rule and there are many exceptions.
The Quality Setting Often we forget about the tiny detail of making sure that our precious onyx has a quality setting.
It's not enough that it's genuine, it is not well-made if no care was placed in the design and make of the setting for your black onyx.
A very good tip that seasoned jewelers do which can be easily adopted by first time shoppers is to check if the back of the setting is finished.
One should not only look on the outside but also on the inside.
As example is to inspect your onyx rings, the part where your name, date, karatage, companies' logo are careful engraved should also be finished just like the outside.
Next you should try it on or let someone try it on for you.
Necklaces should drape smoothly on the neck.
You should see how it looks against the skin.
Your earrings should hang safely on your ears and the locks secured.
Attention to detail is very important.
On black onyx rings and studs, the prongs holding the onyx in place should be able to secure it safely.
It's not only that there is enough but also the quality of these prongs should be durable enough to keep it in place and prevent you from losing it.
Checking the design of your jewelry also determines how well-made it is.
Generally the design for earrings should be symmetrical and you should look for this consistency.
For asymmetrical ones, they should mirror each other.
And still other bolder designs which are neither symmetrical nor asymmetrical have to very obvious that it's the design.
I'm sure that you'll be more confidence in buying your black onyx rings and other onyx jewelry if you follow the tips mentioned above.